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Advantages of Cultured Marble
Advantages of Cultured Marble Products

Advantages of Cultured Marble Products

Did you know cultured marble is a product that many homeowners choose for their bathroom vanity? Many homeowners choose cultured marble for their bathroom vanity for its versatility in styles and shapes and as a more affordable alternative to natural marble. 

Marble Tradition is a local manufacturer of cultured marble in Kitchener. We are an exclusive dealer of TruStone products and specialize in making luxury bathroom products like bathroom vanities.

What is Cultured Marble?

Did you know cultured marble has only been around for approximately 40 years? Many believe cultured marble is completely synthetic material. However, this isn’t true because dust from natural marble is used in the manufacturing process of cultured marble, which makes up approximately 65% of cultured marble. The dust from natural marble is mixed with liquid polyester resin to create cultured marble for bathroom vanities, bathroom surrounds, and bathroom accessories. 

Cultured marble is a man-made product produced by mixing marble stone particles with a resin and adding a range of colour pigments. They have become a popular choice for bathroom vanities, bathroom surrounds, bathroom accessories, and more. Cultured marble is very affordable and super durable, as it can last for many years, while maintaining their beauty with little maintenance. In addition, many assume that cultured marble is an inferior product to natural marble, however cultured marble offers a number of advantages of natural marble. 

Style, Colour & Design 

The possibilities of the style, colour, and design are endless since cultured marble is a manufactured product that is molded. Therefore, manufacturers of cultured marble are able to create any size or shape to fit your needs. Furthermore, manufacturers of cultured marble can add tint to create any colour you desire, then it’s coated with a clear finish that can be either satin or high gloss. 

Maintenance & Care Process

Cultured marble is super durable, as it can last for many years. Cultured marble is unlike natural marble since it’s a nonporous surface. This means that cultured marble is resistant to stains from hair dye, shampoos, and other beauty products. You can also easily repair your cultured marble product if it gets a chip, scratch, or blemish. The surface of cultured marble can be rebuffed with a gel compound that recoats your cultured marble product. However, a crack or broken piece of your cultured marble can’t be repaired because it’s made from a single mold. 

Cleaning your cultured marble product involves minimal work. But, you’ll need to avoid abrasive cleaners in order to clean your cultured marble product. Let’s say you have a cultured marble shower. You’ll need to clean it by using a squeegee to remove any excess water to prevent water droplets on the walls. However, if water drops are left there, you can easily clean it with vinegar using a spray bottle. In order to restore the shine of a cultured marble product, you can use a gel gloss or counter top magic product once a year. 

Polishing Cultured Marble

You’ll need to polish your cultured marble product to keep it in tip-top shape. You can do this by wiping down your cultured marble product with a damp washcloth to remove dirt, dust, grime. Then, once everything is cleaned, dry it using a soft cloth and apply the polish. Manufacturers recommend that you use polish designed for cultured marble products to avoid causing damage. To apply the polish on your cultured marble product, use a soft cloth then buff it using another soft cloth. Finally, rinse off the polish by using a spray bottle filled with water and soft cloth.

Here are the 5 advantages of cultured marble products:

1. Aesthetic

Cultured marble can look as good as natural marble. The possibilities of its style, colour, and design are endless. Manufacturers are able to add tint to create the specific colour you want, which makes it an ideal material if you’re aiming for a very particular look. In addition, since cultured marble is a manufactured product that’s molded, manufacturers can also create any size or shape to fit your needs.

2. Price

Cultured marble is a more affordable alternative to natural marble. This is because natural marble is very expensive to quarry, produce, and install. Since cultured marble is a man-made product, it’s a lot less expensive product to produce. While many homeowners assume cultured marble is inferior to natural marble, cultured marble still adds remarkable-if not equal-value to your home.

3. Durability

Did you know cultured marble is very durable? Cultured marble can stand up to a lot of wear and tear. You don’t have to worry about your bathroom vanity chipping like you would with natural marble. Cultured marble can be damaged, but it’s not as susceptible to damage as natural marble.

4. Maintenance

Cultured marble is easy to maintain unlike natural marble. This is because natural marble is porous and can be easily stained. In comparison, cultured marble is coated so it makes it resistant to staining. Furthermore, any small scratches or minor blemishes on cultured marble are easy to repair. This is why cultured marble is an ideal product for bathroom vanities, bathtubs, and showers.

5. Installation

Cultured marble is easy to install. Manufacturers are able to create an size or shape to fit your needs and meet defined specifications. Therefore, it’ll reduce the need for finding and cutting marble tops into shape.

About Marble Tradition

Marble Tradition is a local manufacturer of cultured marble, cultured granite and cultured onyx. We specialize in making luxury bathroom products such as bathtub surrounds, bathroom accessories, bathroom vanities, and many more for your bathrooms and one of a kind spaces.

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